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Meeting Notes 9/10/2014

Aurora Sunrise Rotary  | Published on 9/10/2014

September 10, 2014

 

The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb.---Jorge Luis Borges

 

Important Dates

  • ?September 18th-President’s Roundtable 6:30-8:30 Oak Brook DoubleTree
  • ?October 15-Noon Club Oktoberfest in lieu of annual auction dinner
  • ?October 17th-Trip Scheduled to Rotary International Headquarters-Naperville Sunrise
  • ?November 13th-Feed My Starving Children-Noon Club

 

Youth Exchange Important Dates

  • ?September 12th Presentation at West Aurora
  • ?September 24th-Club Interviews at Waubonsee Community College
  • ?October 4th-District Interviews in Hinsdale

Please make sure we are directing potential candidates to the website, yes Brian the website, and have them fill out Pre-Application and email it to Joel for an invite to club interviews.

 

Laura and Lorenz went to Michigan last weekend for RYE training. They had a lot of fun on the lake paddle boarding, water skiing and riding around in a boat.

 

Program Updates

September 17th Megan Hicks from Australia will be visiting our club. Megan was an inbound exchange student back in the late 1990’s.

September 24th we will not have a meeting due to club interviews that evening

 

Membership Update

Some wheel stickers were posted to the board for invitations made to our meeting. Tom Clark was the big winner as his guest was Dr. Charles Hiscock, Principal at West Aurora High School. His application will be coming in soon.

 

Meet the Membership Monkey. He will be on our backs until we bring a guest and the first to be back packing the monkey will be Brian Olsen.

 

Today’s Program

Richard A. Gartelmann, Jr.-Classification Talk

Rich is a Senior Investment Advisor with Old Second Bank in Aurora. He is a graduate of Governor’s State University and holds an MBA from St Xavier University in Chicago in Financial Planning.

Rich and Kathleen have been married for 9 years and they have 5 children Jessica, Brittany, Gary, and twins Alec and Nick.

During Rich’s leisure time he plays golf and enjoys taking in the Chicago professional teams games, even the White Sox.

Thanks for being a part of our club Rich!

 

50/50 Raffle

The pot is now over $175 and the winning ticket holder was Laura Romero. Unfortunately for her and good for the rest of us she did not pull the joker.

 

Happy Bucks

Joe & Shelli are celebrating their 20th Anniversary today

Jack is proud of the Aurora Police Department and their efforts in arresting the armed robbery suspects last week around 10 minutes after the attempt.

 Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club 
Leadership
 
 
 
Club President
Linda Callaghan

President-Elect
Joel Huffman
 
 Past-President
Ben Black

Secretary
Brian Olsen

 

Treasurer
Harriet Parker
   
Sergeant At Arms
Dan Howard

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Aurora Sunrise Rotary Board Members

Linda Callaghan
Ben Black
Joel Huffman
Brian Olsen
Chris Olson
Harriet Parker
Joe Kosner
Charlie Schmalz
Sue Debolt
David Siegfried
  
 
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  Victoria was a recent in-bound from Venezuela and she has recently returned to pursue her college education. We never forget those who have gone out-bound or those we have been able to host for a year as an in-bound.
 
  
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  Who Does Aurora Sunrise Rotary Help?

We are now involved with helping Simply Destinee. Simply Destinee uses dance to reach teens to help prevent suicide and to increase the awareness in our community
 
Mutual Ground
 
Teen Night

Elder Care Center

AID
 
Fox Valley Christian Action
 
Aurora Inter-Faith Food Pantry
Once a month we stock the shelves on a Monday


Guy, Dave, Sue, Brian and Ben did some painting recently at the Food Pantry while Lewis cleaned the carpets.

  Julieta having some fun in Brasil